The Best Short Films

We watch thousands of films gathered from all over the world and profile the very best short films. The sort of films that make you laugh or cry, shock and amaze, but always entertain. Scroll down to watch a sample of short films curated by our team.

We profile a wide range of different genres from comedy to horror to drama and occasionally throw in something left field – so check back regularly. If you don’t have time to watch now, get our free app which allows you to watch films offline. If you would like to enquire about licensing short films please contact us.

Staff Picks

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam short film

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam | Documentary

8 mins591 ViewsNo User Reviews

Using original news footage from the summer of 1977, PIX11 News have crafted a brilliant documentary following the New York serial killer named 'Son of Sam'. Interviews with local residents show the fear and tension in New York City at the time, and why his legacy lives on.

63%

Happiness

4 mins448 ViewsNo User Reviews

The story of a rodent's quest for happiness and fulfillment.

86%

Laps

6 mins463 ViewsNo User Reviews

On a routine morning, a woman on a crowded New York City subway is sexually assaulted in plain sight.

92%

Valley Of A Thousand Hills

11 mins772 ViewsNo User Reviews

Hidden within rural Durban, South Africa in the Valley Of A Thousand Hills, a secret spot for young shredders is growing. Indigo Skate Camp is empowering the local Zulu villagers to learn and grow through the language of skateboarding and opening opportunities for them to experience what lies on the other side of the hill.

71%

The Good Time Girls

15 mins498 ViewsNo User Reviews

A group of women band together as they go to war against a pack of men who have done them wrong at every turn.

72%

YES, GOD, YES

11 mins906 ViewsNo User Reviews

Fifteen-year-old Alice has always been a good Catholic, but when an innocent AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy, she finds herself suddenly obsessed with masturbating.

77%

Fish Story

13 mins500 ViewsNo User Reviews

Sometime in the 1980s, Caspar Salmon's grandmother was invited to a gathering on the Welsh island of Anglesey, attended exclusively by people with fish surnames. Or so he says. Thirty years later, filmmaker Charlie Lyne attempts to sort myth from reality as he searches for the truth behind this fishy tale.

88%

Dawn of the Deaf

12 mins770 ViewsNo User Reviews

When a sonic pulse infects the hearing population, a small group of Deaf people must band together to survive.

78%

Return to High Chaparral

10 mins568 ViewsNo User Reviews

Sweden's Wild West solution to a Syrian refugee crisis only lasts so long.

65%

Her Friend Adam

17 mins648 ViewsNo User Reviews

A boyfriend's jealous impulse spirals out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

70%

No Other Way To Say It

7 mins505 ViewsNo User Reviews

The glamorous world of advertising exposed in this comedy with a voiceover actor trying to nail the right tone for a pair of indecisive ad creatives selling a fictitious children's ice cream brand.

68%

DOGWALKER

12 mins453 ViewsNo User Reviews

The dark-comedy adventure of a young dog walker after she discovers one of her clients has died.

87%

The Internet Warriors

22 mins458 ViewsNo User Reviews

Why do so many people use the internet to harass and threaten people, and stretch the freedom of speech to its limits? Director Kyrre Lien meets a global group of strongly opinionated individuals, who spend their time debating online on the subjects they care most strongly about.

80%

The Robbery

10 mins786 ViewsNo User Reviews

Crystal robs a liquor store-it goes pretty OK.

67%

Snake Bite

9 mins565 ViewsNo User Reviews

Four adventurous kids. One deadly snake. Ten quick minutes. Snake Bite.

87%

Whale Valley

15 mins571 ViewsNo User Reviews

The film shows a strong bond between two brothers that live in a remote fjord with their parents. We look into their world through the eyes of the younger brother and follow him on a journey that marks a turning point in the lives of the brothers.

71%

Never Happened

9 mins494 ViewsNo User Reviews

A pair of business travellers have an affair and decide it might be easiest to just forget about it.

84%

Project X

11 mins680 ViewsNo User Reviews

A top-secret handbook takes viewers on an undercover journey to TITANPOINTE, the site of a hidden partnership. Narrated by Rami Malek and Michelle Williams, and based on classified NSA documents, Project X reveals the inner workings of a windowless skyscraper in downtown Manhattan.

69%

YIKES

11 mins947 Views2 User Reviews

A struggling young actor begins to see disturbing visions of the immediate future and he soon realizes that having this ability is not exactly a welcomed gift unless he is ready to do something about it.

85%

Best Wishes

1 mins691 ViewsNo User Reviews

A super short film about a duel between two neighbours showing off their Christmas lights.

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At any one time, we have some of the best short films available to sample on the site. You can browse these by looking at our short film channels or by theme. If you would like to enquire about licensing short films, please contact us.